A few thoughts on making open government data more valuable…

I recently shot a video that captured some of my thoughts on the state of “open government,” specifically open government data.  I’ll summarize in a post sooner or later – but in the meantime, you can see the video up on FutureFed (www.futurefed.com) or directly on the FutureFed channel: https://youtu.be/SW1PaVcmRwA. -Dan

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I need an app for that….

If you happen to read my bio, you’ll see that I’m a Public Sector guy… I’m all about building solutions for government agencies, schools, NGOs – you name it.  Being in the thick of it, I see TREMENDOUS opportunity for developers in the Public Sector space – especially with Windows Phone 7. That said, one…

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Gov 2.0 = Open Source? Not really, IMO…

Been a while since I’ve been able to post… thanks to a glut of internal planning and meetings… my head may be getting above water now, I hope.   I had the chance to respond to a post up on GovLoop (http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/gov-20-is-open-source) – and wanted to cross post here… I know there are a lot of strong feelings…

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Government Data and the "Mom Test" – GCN article featuring yours truly

I spoke on a panel at the Open Government Innovations Conference last week – great event with some really insightful speakers.  I particularly enjoyed Dave McClure’s lunchtime keynote and Chris Kemp’s discussion on open source in open government.  All very down to earth, practical discussions… it was really refreshing.  My discussion was moderated by Wyatt Kash,…

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